Cryonics: Frozen People

CC Image from Aeonmagazine

CC Image from Aeonmagazine

By: Katie E.

Science fiction movies have been made around the idea of a super hero being frozen then thawed in the future to fight bad guys; however, can this concept be brought to the real world and help cure diseases? Cryonics isn’t just freezing a live human being and saving them for later; it would be illegal to freeze a person who still has a beating heart. The idea is to freeze a person who has been pronounced legally dead, meaning that the heart has stopped but some sort of brain function remains, and resuscitate them in the future. (Read more…)

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